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Republic of Niger

 

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Bird Checklist photos and data Niger
Number of species: 525
Number of globally threatened species: 3
Date last reviewed: 2005-01-27
 
STRUTHIONIFORMES: Struthionidae
Ostrich Struthio camelus
 
PODICIPEDIFORMES: Podicipedidae
Little Grebe Tachybaptus ruficollis
Great Crested Grebe Podiceps cristatus Rare/Accidental
Eared Grebe Podiceps nigricollis Rare/Accidental
 
PELECANIFORMES: Pelecanidae
Little Grebe Pelecanus onocrotalus
Great Crested Grebe Pelecanus rufescens
 
PELECANIFORMES: Phalacrocoracidae
Great Cormorant Phalacrocorax carbo Rare/Accidental
Long-tailed Cormorant Phalacrocorax africanus
 
PELECANIFORMES: Anhingidae
Darter Anhinga melanogaster
 
PELECANIFORMES: Ardeidae
Grey Heron Ardea cinerea
Black-headed Heron Ardea melanocephala
Goliath Heron Ardea goliath
Purple Heron Ardea purpurea
Great Egret Ardea alba
Black Heron Egretta ardesiaca
Intermediate Egret Egretta intermedia
Little Egret Egretta garzetta
Squacco Heron Ardeola ralloides
Cattle Egret Bubulcus ibis
Striated Heron Butorides striata
Black-crowned Night-Heron Nycticorax nycticorax
White-backed Night-Heron Gorsachius leuconotus Rare/Accidental
Little Bittern Ixobrychus minutus
Dwarf Bittern Ixobrychus sturmii Rare/Accidental
Great Bittern Botaurus stellaris
 
CICONIIFORMES: Scopidae
Hamerkop Scopus umbretta
 
CICONIIFORMES: Ciconiidae
Yellow-billed Stork Mycteria ibis
African Openbill Anastomus lamelligerus
Black Stork Ciconia nigra Rare/Accidental
Abdim's Stork Ciconia abdimii
Woolly-necked Stork Ciconia episcopus
White Stork Ciconia ciconia
Saddle-billed Stork Ephippiorhynchus senegalensis
Marabou Stork Leptoptilos crumeniferus
 
PELECANIFORMES: Threskiornithidae
Sacred Ibis Threskiornis aethiopicus
Hadada Ibis Bostrychia hagedash
Glossy Ibis Plegadis falcinellus
Eurasian Spoonbill Platalea leucorodia Rare/Accidental
African Spoonbill Platalea alba
 
PHOENICOPTERIFORMES: Phoenicopteridae
Greater Flamingo Phoenicopterus roseus
Lesser Flamingo Phoenicopterus minor Rare/Accidental Near-threatened
 
ANSERIFORMES: Anatidae
Fulvous Whistling-Duck Dendrocygna bicolor
White-faced Whistling-Duck Dendrocygna viduata
White-backed Duck Thalassornis leuconotus
Greater White-fronted Goose Anser albifrons Rare/Accidental
Egyptian Goose Alopochen aegyptiaca
Common Shelduck Tadorna tadorna Rare/Accidental
Spur-winged Goose Plectropterus gambensis
Comb Duck Sarkidiornis melanotos
African Pygmy-goose Nettapus auritus
Eurasian Wigeon Anas penelope
Gadwall Anas strepera Rare/Accidental
Eurasian Tea Anas crecca
Cape Teal Anas capensis
Marbled Teal Anas platyrhynchos Rare/Accidental
Northern Pintail Anas acuta
Hottentot Teal Anas hottentota
Garganey Anas querquedula
Northern Shoveler Anas clypeata
Common Pochard Aythya ferina Rare/Accidental
Ferruginous Pochard Aythya nyroca Near-threatened
Tufted Duck Aythya fuligula Rare/Accidental
 
FALCONIFORMES: Pandionidae
Osprey Pandion haliaetus
 
FALCONIFORMES: Accipitridae
European Honey-buzzard Pernis apivorus
Bat Hawk Macheiramphus alcinus
Black-winged Kite Elanus caeruleus
Scissor-tailed Kite Chelictinia riocourii
Red Kite Milvus milvus Rare/Accidental Near-threatened
Black Kite Milvus migrans
African Fish-Eagle Haliaeetus vocifer
Palm-nut Vulture Gypohierax angolensis Rare/Accidental
Hooded Vulture Necrosyrtes monachus
Egyptian Vulture Neophron percnopterus
White-backed Vulture Gyps africanus
Rueppell's Griffon Gyps rueppellii
Lappet-faced Vulture Torgos tracheliotus
White-headed Vulture Trigonoceps occipitalis
Short-toed-Eagle Circaetus gallicus
Beaudouin's Snake-Eagle Circaetus beaudouini Rare/Accidental
Brown Snake-Eagle Circaetus cinereus
Banded Snake-Eagle Circaetus cinerascens
Bateleur Terathopius ecaudatus
Western Marsh-Harrier Circus aeruginosus
Pallid Harrier Circus macrourus Near-threatened
Montagu's Harrier Circus pygargus
African Harrier-Hawk Polyboroides typus
Lizard Buzzard Kaupifalco monogrammicus
Dark Chanting-Goshawk Melierax metabates
Gabar Goshawk Micronisus gabar
Red-chested Goshawk Accipiter toussenelii
Shikra Accipiter badius
Black Goshawk Accipiter melanoleucus Rare/Accidental
Grasshopper Buzzard Butastur rufipennis
Long-legged Buzzard Buteo rufinus
Red-necked Buzzard Buteo auguralis
Lesser Spotted Eagle Aquila pomarina Rare/Accidental
Tawny Eagle Aquila rapax
Steppe Eagle Aquila nipalensis Rare/Accidental
Wahlberg's Eagle Aquila wahlbergi
Golden Eagle Aquila chrysaetos
Verreaux's Eagle Aquila verreauxii
African Hawk-Eagle Aquila spilogaster
Booted Eagle Hieraaetus pennatus
Ayres' Hawk-Eagle Aquila ayresii Rare/Accidental
Martial Eagle Polemaetus bellicosus
Long-crested Eagle Lophaetus occipitalis
 
FALCONIFORMES: Sagittariidae
Secretary-bird Sagittarius serpentarius
 
FALCONIFORMES: Falconidae
Lesser Kestrel Falco naumanni Vulnerable
Eurasian Kestrel Falco tinnunculus
Fox Kestrel Falco alopex
Grey Kestrel Falco ardosiaceus
Red-necked Falcon Falco chicquera
Red-footed Falcon Falco vespertinus Rare/Accidental Near-threatened
Sooty Falcon Falco concolor Rare/Accidental
Eurasian Hobby Falco subbuteo
African Hobby Falco cuvierii Rare/Accidental
Lanner Falcon Falco biarmicus
Barbary Falcon Falco pelegrinoides Rare/Accidental
Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus
 
GALLIFORMES: Phasianidae
Coqui Francolin Francolinus coqui
White-throated Francolin Francolinus albogularis Rare/Accidental
Double-spurred Francolin Francolinus bicalcaratus
Clapperton's Francolin Francolinus clappertoni
Common Quail Coturnix coturnix
Blue Quail Coturnix adansonii Rare/Accidental
Stone Partridge Ptilopachus petrosus
 
GALLIFORMES: Numididae
Helmeted Guineafowl Numida meleagris
 
GRUIFORMES: Turnicidae
Small Buttonquail Turnix sylvaticus
Quail-plover Ortyxelos meiffrenii
 
GRUIFORMES: Gruidae
Black Crowned-Crane Balearica pavonina Near-threatened
 
GRUIFORMES: Rallidae
African Crake Crecopsis egregia Rare/Accidental
Corn Crake Crex crex Rare/Accidental Near-threatened
Black Crake Amaurornis flavirostra
Little Crake Porzana parva Rare/Accidental
Baillon's Crake Porzana pusilla
Spotted Crake Porzana porzana Rare/Accidental
Purple Swamphen Porphyrio porphyrio
Allen's Gallinule Porphyrio alleni
Common Moorhen Gallinula chloropus
Lesser Moorhen Gallinula angulata
Eurasian Coot Fulica atra
 
GRUIFORMES: Heliornithidae
African Finfoot Podica senegalensis
 
GRUIFORMES: Otididae
Arabian Bustard Ardeotis arabs
Stanley Bustard Neotis denhami Near-threatened
Nubian Bustard Neotis nuba Near-threatened
White-bellied Bustard Eupodotis senegalensis
Savile's Bustard Eupodotis savilei
Black-bellied Bustard Lissotis melanogaster
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Jacanidae
Lesser Jacana Microparra capensis
African Jacana Actophilornis africanus
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Rostratulidae
Greater Painted-snipe Rostratula benghalensis
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Recurvirostridae
Black-winged Stilt Himantopus himantopus
Pied Avocet Recurvirostra avosetta
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Burhinidae
Water Thick-knee Burhinus vermiculatus
Eurasian Thick-knee Burhinus oedicnemus Rare/Accidental
Senegal Thick-knee Burhinus senegalensis
Spotted Thick-knee Burhinus capensis
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Glareolidae
Egyptian plover Pluvianus aegyptius
Cream-colored Courser Cursorius cursor
Temminck's Courser Cursorius temminckii
Bronze-winged Courser Rhinoptilus chalcopterus
Collared Pratincole Glareola pratincola
Rock Pratincole Glareola nuchalis
Grey Pratincole Glareola cinerea
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Charadriidae
Spur-winged Lapwing Vanellus spinosus
Black-headed Lapwing Vanellus tectus
White-headed Lapwing Vanellus albiceps
Wattled Lapwing Vanellus senegallus
White-tailed Lapwing Vanellus leucurus Rare/Accidental
Black-bellied Plover Pluvialis squatarola Rare/Accidental
Common Ringed Plover Charadrius hiaticula
Little Ringed Plover Charadrius dubius
Kittlitz's Plover Charadrius pecuarius
Forbes's Plover Charadrius forbesi Rare/Accidental
White-fronted Plover Charadrius marginatus
Snowy Plover
Charadrius alexandrinus Rare/Accidental
Caspian Plover Charadrius asiaticus Rare/Accidental
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Scolopacidae
Jack Snipe Lymnocryptes minimus Rare/Accidental
Great Snipe Gallinago media Rare/Accidental Near-threatened
Common Snipe Gallinago gallinago
Black-tailed Godwit Limosa limosa Near-threatened
Eurasian Curlew Numenius arquata Rare/Accidental
Common Sandpiper Actitis hypoleucos
Green Sandpiper Tringa ochropus
Spotted Redshank Tringa erythropus
Common Greenshank Tringa nebularia
Marsh Sandpiper Tringa stagnatilis
Wood Sandpiper Tringa glareola
Common Redshank Tringa totanus
Sanderling Calidris alba Rare/Accidental
Little Stint Calidris minuta
Temminck's Stint Calidris temminckii
Curlew Sandpiper Calidris ferruginea
Dunlin Calidris alpina Rare/Accidental
Ruff Philomachus pugnax
Red-necked Phalarope Phalaropus lobatus Rare/Accidental
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Laridae
Lesser Black-backed Gull Larus fuscus
Grey-headed Gull Larus cirrocephalus
Black-headed Gull Larus ridibundus
Slender-billed Gull Larus genei Rare/Accidental
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Sternidae
Little Tern Sternula albifrons
Gull-billed Tern Gelochelidon nilotica
Caspian Tern Hydroprogne caspia
Black Tern Chlidonias niger Rare/Accidental
White-winged Tern Chlidonias leucopterus
Whiskered Tern Chlidonias hybrida
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Rynchopidae
African Skimmer Rynchops flavirostris Near-threatened
 
PTEROCLIFORMES: Pteroclidae
Chestnut-bellied Sandgrouse Pterocles exustus
Spotted Sandgrouse Pterocles senegallus
Crowned Sandgrouse Pterocles coronatus
Lichtenstein's Sandgrouse Pterocles lichtensteinii
Four-banded Sandgrouse Pterocles quadricinctus
 
COLUMBIFORMES: Columbidae
Rock Pigeon Columba livia
Speckled Pigeon Columba guinea
Eurasian Turtle-Dove Streptopelia turtur
Eurasian Collared-Dove Streptopelia decaocto Rare/Accidental
African Collared-Dove Streptopelia roseogrisea
African Mourning Dove Streptopelia decipiens
Red-eyed Dove Streptopelia semitorquata
Vinaceous Dove Streptopelia vinacea
Laughing Dove Streptopelia senegalensis
Black-billed Wood-Dove Turtur abyssinicus
Blue-spotted Wood-Dove Turtur afer
Namaqua Dove Oena capensis
Bruce's Green-Pigeon Treron waalia
African Green-Pigeon Treron calvus
 
PSITTACIFORMES: Psittacidae
Rose-ringed Parakeet Psittacula krameri
Red-headed Lovebird Agapornis pullarius Rare/Accidental
Senegal Parrot Poicephalus senegalus
 
CUCULIFORMES: Musophagidae
Violet Turaco Musophaga violacea
Western Plantain-eater Crinifer piscator
 
CUCULIFORMES: Cuculidae
Pied Cuckoo Clamator jacobinus
Levaillant's Cuckoo Clamator levaillantii
Great Spotted Cuckoo Clamator glandarius
Red-chested Cuckoo Cuculus solitarius Rare/Accidental
Common Cuckoo Cuculus canorus
Common Cuckoo Cuculus gularis
African Cuckoo Chrysococcyx klaas
African Emerald Cuckoo Chrysococcyx cupreus
Dideric Cuckoo Chrysococcyx caprius
Yellowbill Ceuthmochares aereus
Black Coucal Centropus grillii Rare/Accidental
Senegal Coucal Centropus senegalensis
 
STRIGIFORMES: Tytonidae
Barn Owl Tyto alba
 
STRIGIFORMES: Strigidae
African Scops-Owl Otus senegalensis
European Scops-Owl Otus scops Rare/Accidental
Northern White-faced Owl Ptilopsis leucotis
Pharaoh Eagle-Owl Bubo ascalaphus
Greyish Eagle-Owl Bubo cinerascens
Verreaux's Eagle-Owl Bubo lacteus
Pel's Fishing-Owl Scotopelia peli
Pearl-spotted Owlet Glaucidium perlatum
Little Owl Athene noctua
Short-eared Owl Asio flammeus Rare/Accidental
Marsh Owl Asio capensis
 
CAPRIMULGIFORMES: Caprimulgidae
Eurasian Nightjar Caprimulgus europaeus
Egyptian Nightjar Caprimulgus aegyptius Rare/Accidental
Golden Nightjar Caprimulgus eximius
Plain Nightjar Caprimulgus inornatus
Freckled Nightjar Caprimulgus tristigma Rare/Accidental
Long-tailed Nightjar Caprimulgus climacurus
Pennant-winged Nightjar Macrodipteryx vexillarius Rare/Accidental
Standard-winged Nightjar Macrodipteryx longipennis
 
APODIFORMES: Apodidae
Mottled Spinetail Telacanthura ussheri
African Palm-Swift Cypsiurus parvus
Common Swift Apus apus
Pallid Swift Apus pallidus
Little Swift Apus affinis
Horus Swift Apus horus Rare/Accidental
White-rumped Swift Apus caffer
 
COLIIFORMES: Coliidae
Blue-naped Mousebird Urocolius macrourus
 
TROGONIFORMES: Trogonidae
Narina Trogon Apaloderma narina Rare/Accidental
 
CORACIIFORMES: Alcedinidae
Malachite Kingfisher Alcedo cristata
African Pygmy-Kingfisher Ispidina picta Rare/Accidental
Grey-headed Kingfisher Halcyon leucocephala
Woodland Kingfisher Halcyon senegalensis
Blue-breasted Kingfisher Halcyon malimbica
Striped Kingfisher Halcyon chelicuti
Giant Kingfisher  Megaceryle maximus
Pied Kingfisher Ceryle rudis
 
CORACIIFORMES: Meropidae
Red-throated Bee-eater Merops bulocki
Little Bee-eater Merops pusillus
White-throated Bee-eater Merops albicollis
Green Bee-eater Merops orientalis
Blue-cheeked Bee-eater Merops persicus
European Bee-eater Merops apiaster Rare/Accidental
Northern Carmine Bee-eater Merops nubicus
 
CORACIIFORMES: Coraciidae
European Roller Coracias garrulus Rare/Accidental Near-threatened
Abyssinian Roller Coracias abyssinicus
Rufous-crowned Roller Coracias noevius
Blue-bellied Roller Coracias cyanogaster
Broad-billed Roller Eurystomus glaucurus
 
CORACIIFORMES: Upupidae
Eurasian Hoopoe Upupa epops
 
CORACIIFORMES: Phoeniculidae
Green Woodhoopoe Phoeniculus purpureus
Black Scimitar-bill Rhinopomastus aterrimus
 
CORACIIFORMES: Bucerotidae
Red-billed Hornbill Tockus erythrorhynchus
African Grey Hornbill Tockus nasutus
Abyssinian Ground-Hornbill Bucorvus abyssinicus
 
PICIFORMES: Capitonidae
Yellow-breasted Barbet Trachyphonus margaritatus
Yellow-fronted Tinkerbird Pogoniulus chrysoconus
Vieillot's Barbet Lybius vieilloti
Bearded Barbet Lybius dubius
 
PICIFORMES: Indicatoridae
Lesser Honeyguide Indicator minor
Greater Honeyguide Indicator indicator
 
PICIFORMES: Picidae
Eurasian Wryneck Jynx torquilla Rare/Accidental
Fine-spotted Woodpecker Campethera punctuligera
Little Grey Woodpecker Dendropicos elachus
Grey Woodpecker Dendropicos goertae
Brown-backed Woodpecker Dendropicos obsoletus
 
Passeriformes.: Alaudidae
Singing lark Mirafra cantillans
Kordofan Lark Mirafra cordofanica
Rusty Lark Mirafra rufa
Rufous-naped Lark Mirafra africana
Flappet Lark Mirafra rufocinnamomea
Rufous-rumped Lark Pinarocorys erythropygia
Greater Hoopoe-Lark Alaemon alaudipes
Chestnut-backed Sparrow-Lark Eremopterix leucotis
Black-crowned Sparrow-Lark Eremopterix nigriceps
Bar-tailed Lark Ammomanes cinctura
Desert Lark Ammomanes deserti
Greater Short-toed Lark Calandrella brachydactyla
Dunn's Lark Eremalauda dunni
Crested Lark Galerida cristata
Sun Lark Galerida modesta
 
Passeriformes.: Hirundinidae
Fanti Sawwing Psalidoprocne obscura Rare/Accidental
Grey-rumped Swallow Pseudhirundo griseopyga Rare/Accidental
Plain Martin Riparia paludicola
Bank Swallow Riparia riparia
Banded Martin Riparia cincta Rare/Accidental
Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica
Red-chested Swallow Hirundo lucida
Wire-tailed Swallow Hirundo smithii
Ethiopian Swallow Hirundo aethiopica
Pied-winged Swallow Hirundo leucosoma
Rock Martin Ptyonoprogne fuligula
House-Martin Delichon urbicum
Lesser Striped-Swallow Cecropis abyssinica
Rufous-chested Swallow Cecropis semirufa
Mosque Swallow Cecropis senegalensis
Red-rumped Swallow Cecropis daurica
Preuss' Swallow Petrochelidon preussi
 
Passeriformes.: Motacillidae
Long-billed Pipit Anthus similis
Tawny Pipit Anthus campestris
Plain-backed Pipit Anthus leucophrys
Red-throated Pipit Anthus cervinus Rare/Accidental
Tree Pipit Anthus trivialis
Yellow-throated Longclaw Macronyx croceus
White wagtail Motacilla alba
African Pied Wagtail Motacilla aguimp
Yellow Wagtail Motacilla flava
Grey Wagtail Motacilla cinerea Rare/Accidental
 
Passeriformes.: Campephagidae
Red-shouldered Cuckoo-shrike Campephaga phoenicea
 
Passeriformes.: Pycnonotidae
Common Bulbul Pycnonotus barbatus
Leaf-love Phyllastrephus scandens
 
Passeriformes.: Turdidae
Rufous-tailed Rock-Thrush Monticola saxatilis Rare/Accidental
Blue Rock-Thrush Monticola solitarius
African Thrush Turdus pelios
Song Thrush Turdus philomelos Rare/Accidental
 
Passeriformes.: Cisticolidae
Singing Cisticola Cisticola cantans
Rock-loving Cisticola Cisticola aberrans
Red-pate Cisticola Cisticola ruficeps
Winding Cisticola Cisticola galactotes
Siffling Cisticola Cisticola brachypterus
Zitting Cisticola Cisticola juncidis
Desert Cisticola Cisticola aridulus
Tawny-flanked Prinia Prinia subflava
River Prinia Prinia fluviatilis
Cricket Longtail Spiloptila clamans
Red-fronted Warbler Urorhipis rufifrons
Oriole Warbler Hypergerus atriceps
Green-backed Camaroptera Camaroptera brachyura
 
Passeriformes.: Sylviidae
Grasshopper-Warbler Locustella naevia Rare/Accidental
Sedge Warbler Acrocephalus schoenobaenus
Eurasian Reed-Warbler Acrocephalus scirpaceus
African Reed-Warbler Acrocephalus baeticatus
Great Reed-Warbler Acrocephalus arundinaceus
Greater Swamp-Warbler Acrocephalus rufescens Rare/Accidental
Eastern Olivaceous Warbler Hippolais pallida
Western Olivaceous Warbler Hippolais opaca
Olive-tree Warbler Hippolais olivetorum Rare/Accidental
Melodious Warbler Hippolais polyglotta Rare/Accidental
Icterine Warbler Hippolais icterina Rare/Accidental
Buff-bellied Warbler Phyllolais pulchella
Yellow-bellied Eremomela Eremomela icteropygialis
Senegal Eremomela Eremomela pusilla
Northern Crombec Sylvietta brachyura
Willow Warbler Phylloscopus trochilus
Common Chiffchaff Phylloscopus collybita
Western Bonelli's Warbler Phylloscopus bonelli
Wood Warbler Phylloscopus sibilatrix Rare/Accidental
Blackcap Sylvia atricapilla
Garden Warbler Sylvia borin
Western Orphean Warbler Sylvia hortensis
Greater Whitethroat Sylvia communis
Lesser Whitethroat Sylvia curruca
African Desert Warbler Sylvia deserti Rare/Accidental
Menetries' Warbler Sylvia mystacea Rare/Accidental
Spectacled Warbler Sylvia conspicillata Rare/Accidental
Rueppell's Warbler Sylvia rueppelli Rare/Accidental
Subalpine Warbler Sylvia cantillans
Sardinian Warbler Sylvia melanocephala
 
Passeriformes.: Muscicapidae
Pale Flycatcher Bradornis pallidus
Northern Black-Flycatcher Melaenornis edolioides
Spotted Flycatcher Muscicapa striata
Gambaga Flycatcher Muscicapa gambagae Rare/Accidental
Swamp Flycatcher Muscicapa aquatica
Grey Tit-Flycatcher Myioparus plumbeus
European Pied Flycatcher Ficedula hypoleuca
Collared Flycatcher Ficedula albicollis Rare/Accidental
Common Nightingale Luscinia megarhynchos Rare/Accidental
Bluethroat Luscinia svecica Rare/Accidental
Snowy-crowned Robin-Chat Cossypha niveicapilla
White-crowned Robin-Chat Cossypha albicapilla
African Scrub-Robin Cercotrichas minor
Black Scrub-Robin Cercotrichas podobe
Black Redstart Phoenicurus ochruros Rare/Accidental
Common Redstart Phoenicurus phoenicurus
Whinchat Saxicola rubetra Rare/Accidental
European Stonechat Saxicola rubicola
White-tailed Wheatear Oenanthe leucopyga
Black Wheatear Oenanthe leucura
Northern Wheatear Oenanthe oenanthe
Mourning Wheatear Oenanthe lugens
Western Black-eared Wheatear Oenanthe hispanica
Desert Wheatear Oenanthe deserti
Isabelline Wheatear Oenanthe isabellina
Heuglin's Wheatear Oenanthe heuglini
Familiar Chat Cercomela familiaris
Blackstart Cercomela melanura
Northern Anteater-Chat Myrmecocichla aethiops
White-fronted Black-Chat Myrmecocichla albifrons
 
Passeriformes.: Platysteiridae
Brown-throated Wattle-eye Platysteira cyanea
Senegal Batis Batis senegalensis
 
Passeriformes.: Monarchidae
African Blue-Flycatcher Elminia longicauda
African Paradise-Flycatcher Terpsiphone viridis
 
Passeriformes.: Timaliidae
Fulvous Chatterer Turdoides fulva
Blackcap Babbler Turdoides reinwardtii
Brown Babbler Turdoides plebejus
 
Passeriformes.: Paridae
White-shouldered Black-Tit Melaniparus guineensis
 
Passeriformes.: Remizidae
Sennar Penduline-Tit Anthoscopus punctifrons
Yellow Penduline-Tit Anthoscopus parvulus
 
Passeriformes.: Nectariniidae
Pygmy Sunbird Hedydipna platura
Scarlet-chested Sunbird Chalcomitra senegalensis
Beautiful Sunbird Cinnyris pulchellus
Splendid Sunbird Cinnyris coccinigastrus
Copper Sunbird Cinnyris cupreus
 
Passeriformes.: Zosteropidae
African Yellow White-eye Zosterops senegalensis
 
Passeriformes.: Oriolidae
Eurasian Golden-Oriole Oriolus oriolus Rare/Accidental
African Golden-Oriole Oriolus auratus
 
Passeriformes.: Laniidae
Red-backed Shrike Lanius collurio Rare/Accidental
Southern Grey Shrike Lanius meridionalis
Lesser Grey Shrike Lanius minor Rare/Accidental
Common Fiscal Lanius collaris
Masked Shrike Lanius nubicus Rare/Accidental
Woodchat Shrike Lanius senator
Yellow-billed Shrike Corvinella corvina
 
Passeriformes.: Malaconotidae
Brubru Nilaus afer
Northern Puffback Dryoscopus gambensis
Black-crowned Tchagra Tchagra senegalus
Common Gonolek Laniarius barbarus
Sulphur-breasted Bushshrike Telophorus sulfureopectus
Grey-headed Bushshrike Malaconotus blanchoti
 
Passeriformes.: Prionopidae
White Helmetshrike Prionops plumatus
 
Passeriformes.: Dicruridae
Fork-tailed Drongo Dicrurus adsimilis
 
Passeriformes.: Corvidae
Piapiac Ptilostomus afer
Pied Crow Corvus albus
Brown-necked Raven Corvus ruficollis
Fan-tailed Raven Corvus rhipidurus
 
Passeriformes.: Sturnidae
Greater Blue-eared Glossy-Starling Lamprotornis chalybaeus
Lesser Blue-eared Glossy-Starling Lamprotornis chloropterus
Bronze-tailed Glossy-Starling Lamprotornis chalcurus Rare/Accidental
Splendid Glossy-Starling Lamprotornis splendidus
Purple Glossy-Starling Lamprotornis purpureus
Long-tailed Glossy-Starling Lamprotornis caudatus
Chestnut-bellied Starling Lamprotornis pulcher
Violet-backed Starling Cinnyricinclus leucogaster
Neumann's Starling Onychognathus neumanni
Yellow-billed Oxpecker Buphagus africanus
 
Passeriformes.: Passeridae
Spanish Sparrow Passer hispaniolensis Rare/Accidental
Grey-headed Sparrow Passer griseus
Desert Sparrow Passer simplex
Sudan Golden Sparrow Passer luteus
Yellow-spotted Petronia Petronia pyrgita
Bush Petronia Petronia dentata
 
Passeriformes.: Ploceidae
White-billed Buffalo-Weaver Bubalornis albirostris
Speckle-fronted Weaver Sporopipes frontalis
Chestnut-crowned Sparrow-Weaver Plocepasser superciliosus
Gray's Malimbe Malimbus nitens
Little Weaver Ploceus luteolus
Black-necked Weaver Ploceus nigricollis
Vitelline Masked-Weaver Ploceus vitellinus
Heuglin's Masked-Weaver Ploceus heuglini
Village Weaver Ploceus cucullatus
Black-headed Weaver Ploceus melanocephalus
Red-headed Quelea Quelea erythrops
Red-billed Quelea Quelea quelea
Orange Bishop Euplectes franciscanus
Yellow-crowned Bishop Euplectes afer
Yellow-shouldered Widowbird Euplectes macroura
Fan-tailed Widowbird Euplectes axillaris
 
Passeriformes.: Estrildidae
Lavender Waxbill Estrilda caerulescens
Orange-cheeked Waxbill Estrilda melpoda
Black-rumped Waxbill Estrilda troglodytes
Red-cheeked Cordonbleu Uraeginthus bengalus
Red-winged Pytilia Pytilia phoenicoptera
Green-winged Pytilia Pytilia melba
Red-billed Firefinch Lagonosticta senegala
Black-faced Firefinch Lagonosticta larvata
Cut-throat Amadina fasciata
African Quailfinch Ortygospiza atricollis
Bronze Mannikin Spermestes cucullatus
African Silverbill Euodice cantans
 
Passeriformes.: Viduidae
Pin-tailed Whydah Vidua macroura
Northern Paradise-Whydah Vidua orientalis
Long-tailed Paradise-Whydah Vidua interjecta Rare/Accidental
Village Indigobird Vidua chalybeata
Variable Indigobird Vidua funerea
 
Passeriformes.: Fringillidae
White-rumped Seedeater Serinus leucopygius
Yellow-fronted Canary Serinus mozambicus
Streaky-headed Seedeater Serinus gularis
Trumpeter Finch Bucanetes githagineus
 
Passeriformes.: Emberizidae
House Bunting Emberiza striolata
Cinnamon-breasted Bunting Emberiza tahapisi
Golden-breasted Bunting Emberiza flaviventris
Brown-rumped Bunting Emberiza affinis

 

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